Position
Multi
Height
6'0
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Stockholm, Sweden
Major
International Trade & Finance
High School
Viktor Rydbergs Gymnasium

Events: Pentathlon (3,864), Heptathlon (5,324)

2014 Capital One Third-Team Academic All-American

2015
Did not compete for the Lady Tigers during the 2015 season.

2014
Lettered during both the indoor and outdoor seasons as a sophomore in 2014 … Nearly set a personal best with a season-opening score of 3,858 points in a runner-up finish in the pentathlon at the Aggie Invitational during the indoor season … Ran a personal best of 9.13 seconds in the 60-meter hurdles during the pentathlon at the Aggie Invitational … Won the pentathlon 800 meters at the Aggie Invitational with an indoor seasonal best of 2 minutes, 17.87 seconds … Cleared an indoor seasonal best of 5 feet, 3 ¾ inches in the high jump during the pentathlon at the Aggie Invitational … Jumped 17-6 ¼ in the long jump and threw 41-8 ¾ in the shot put during the pentathlon at the Aggie Invitational … Threw an indoor personal best of 42-8 in the shot put at the New Mexico Team Invitational … Also ran her second-fastest 60 hurdles during the indoor season with a time of 9.17 at the New Mexico Team Invitational … Did not finish the pentathlon competition at the SEC Indoor Track & Field Championships after opening with a run of 9.24 in the 60-meter hurdles in the first event … Also did not finish the heptathlon in her appearance at the SEC Outdoor Championships to wrap up her collegiate season in 2014 … Scored 4,140 points through six events before not running the 800 meters in the final event of the heptathlon at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Scored 4,729 points in her first heptathlon of the season at the LSU Alumni Gold while not posting a mark in the long jump … Threw a lifetime personal best of 44-2 ¾ during the heptathlon competition at the LSU Alumni Gold … Also recorded 2014 seasonal bests of 15.04 (-0.6) in the 100-meter hurdles, 2:14.45 in the 800 meters and 5-3 ¾ in the high jump during the LSU Alumni Gold heptathlon … Also ran a seasonal-best time of 25.56 (+1.3) in the 200 meters during the heptathlon at the LSU Alumni Gold … Raced to a seasonal best wind-aided time of 14.98 (+3.8) in the 100 hurdles and jumped a seasonal best of 17-6 ¾ (+0.5) in the long jump at the LSU Invitational to wrap up the regular season … Posted a seasonal-best toss of 126-11 in the javelin at Miami’s Hurricane Alumni Invitational … … An outstanding student who was even honored for her performance in the classroom following the season … Named to the 2014 Capital One Academic All-America Third Team for her excellence in the classroom … Also honored by the College Sports Information Directors of America as a CoSIDA Academic All-District VI First Team selection and a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Was also an all-academic honoree by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

2013
One of the SEC’s top mutli-event athletes during her freshman season in 2013 … Was the No. 4-ranked freshman and No. 41-ranked performer in the NCAA rankings in the heptathlon during the outdoor season … Scored a seasonal-best of 5,261 points in her collegiate debut in the heptathlon in an eighth-place finish at the 86th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays … Nearly scored for the Lady Tigers in her debut at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships by totaling 5,136 points in the conference heptathlon … Won the 800 meters with a lifetime PR of 2:13.58 to wrap up her first career SEC Championships in the heptathlon … Also won the heptathlon 800 meters at the Texas Relays with a previous lifetime best of 2:14.67 … Raised her lifetime personal best in the high jump by more than two inches with a clearance of 5-7 ¾ at the Texas Relays … Matched her previous high jump PR at the LSU Alumni Gold with a clearance of 5-5 ¼ … Set outdoor seasonal bests of 15.21 in the 100-meter hurdles and 17-9 in the long jump at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Also set outdoor seasonal bests of 26.04 in the 200 meters, 40-0 ¾ in the shot put and 123-9 in the javelin … Cracked the Top 10 in the school’s all-time pentathlon rankings by scoring a personal best of 3,864 points in a sixth-place finish in her SEC Championships debut during the indoor season … Her PR of 3,864 points ranks No. 8 on LSU’s all-time indoor performance list … Jumped a lifetime PR of 18-0 ½ in the heptathlon long jump at the SEC Indoor Championships … Marked the first time in her athletic career to eclipse 18 feet in the long jump … Won the pentathlon 800 meters at the SEC Championships with a run of 2:15.99 … Cleared an indoor PR of 5-4 ¼ in the high jump, threw an indoor seasonal best of 40-2 ¼ in the shot put and ran an indoor seasonal best of 9.36 in the 60-meter hurdles at the SEC Indoor meet … Scored 3,574 points in her collegiate debut in the pentathlon in a fifth-place finish at the Razorback Invitational … Ran an indoor personal best of 2:15.98 in winning the pentathlon 800 meters at the Razorback Invitational.

PRIOR TO LSU
One of Europe’s top young heptathletes as a member of the Swedish National Team … Scored a personal best with 5,324 points while earning a 12th-place finish in the women’s heptathlon at the 2011 European Junior Athletics Championships held in Tallinn, Estonia … Signed with the Lady Tigers with personal records of 14.88 in the 100-meter hurdles, 24.86 in the 200-meter dash, 2:19.65 in the 800-meter run, 5-5 ¼ in the high jump, 17-11 in the long jump, 42-0 in the shot put and 133-7 in the javelin … Also owned a career-best wind-aided jump of 18-0 ¼ in the long jump … Set individual event PRs in the 100 hurdles, high jump, shot put, long jump and javelin during the heptathlon competition at the 2011 European Junior Athletics Championships … Also recorded times of 25.42 (-1.1) in the 200 meters and 2:21.75 in the 800 meters en route to scoring her personal best of 5,324 points in the heptathlon at the 2011 European Junior Athletics Championships … Raised her PRs in both the 100 hurdles (14.88) at the Tabyvarspe 2012 and long jump (17-11) at the Satra Games during the 2012 season … Set her 800-meter PR of 2:19.65 at the 2011 Nordic Combined Championships held in Sipoo, Finland … Nearly took home a medal for Sweden in the Under-20 division of the women’s heptathlon after scoring 5,029 points for fourth place at the 2011 Nordic Combined Championships … Established a wind-legal personal best of 24.86 (+1.9) in the 200-meter dash at the Sayo 2011 competition held in Sollentuna, Sweden … Also threw 130-9 in a third-place finish in the javelin at the Sayo 2011 held in May of her junior season … Scored 5,096 points in winning the heptathlon title in a meet held May 14-15, 2011, in Taby, Sweden … Showed tremendous range while competing in other events such as the 100-meter dash, 400-meter dash and 400-meter hurdles during her prep career … Recorded PRs of 56.13 in the 400 meters and 1:00.81 in the 400 hurdles during her junior career … Participated in club track with IFK Lidingo under the direction of coach Marie Forsberg … Was a two-time Athlete of the Year at her high school at Viktor Rydbergs Gymnasium.

PERSONAL
Full name is Therese Maria Jernbeck … Nickname is “Tessi” … Born on April 1, 1992 … Parents are Ulf and Christina Jernbeck … Has one older sister, Michaela, and one younger sister, Helene … Mother played for the Swedish National Team in volleyball and was a six-time Swedish champion during her athletics career … Majoring in international trade and finance.

 

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